FESAC Agenda - March 2010

Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting

Gaithersburg Hilton

March 9-10, 2010

 

Agenda

Time

Topic

Speaker

March 9 

 

 

9:00

Welcome, Agenda, and Logistics

Dr. Martin Greenwald, FESAC Chair, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

9:05

DOE/SC Perspectives, including the FY 2011 Congressional Budget Request

Dr. W.F. Brinkman, Director of the Office of Science, DOE

10:00

 Break

 

 

10:15

OFES Perspectives including the FY 2011 Budget Request 

Dr. Ed Synakowski, Associate Director for Fusion Energy Sciences, DOE

Discussion of Future Program Direction

12:45

Lunch

 

1:30

 Report on the High Energy Density Laboratory Plasma Research Needs Workshop  

Dr. Robert Rosner, University of Chicago

2:15

Report from the Committee of Visitors

Dr. Rulon Linford, COV Chair 

FESAC Discussion of the COV Report

Dr. Martin Greenwald, FESAC Chair

 3:15

 Break 

  

3:30

Materials Research Needs

Dr. Richard Kurtz, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

5:00

Alternate Experimental Platforms for Fusion Code Validation

 Professor Paul Terry, University of Wisconsin

5:45

Adjourn

 



 

Time

Topic

Speaker

March 10 

 

 

8:00

Annual Ethics Briefing for FESAC Members Only

Mr. David Krentel, Office of the General Counsel, DOE

8:30

Views of the Future directions of the fusion energy program.

Dr. Steven E. Koonin, Under Secretary for Science, DOE

9:10

Report on the Fusion-Fission Workshop Results 

Prof. Jeffery Freidberg, MIT

10:00

 Break

 

10:15

New FES-Funded Activities At  the Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory

Prof. Roger Falcone, University of California, and Lawrence Berkley Laboratory

11:15

 Public Comments

TBD

11:45

 Prepare Transmittal Letter for COV Report

 Dr. Martin Greenwald, MIT

12:30

 Planning for Future Meetings

Dr. Martin Greenwald, MIT

 1:00

Adjourn

 

 

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